Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre officially opens today (Aug 5)
Staff at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are celebrating as the Trusts’ new Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre officially opens today (Monday, August 5). The centre will offer mams-to-be even more choice on where to give birth and a safe alternative to giving birth in a consultant-led hospital setting or at home.
Sunderland hearing expert helping to improve healthcare for people with a learning disability
A hearing expert at Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of a team who are in the running for a national award for their work to improve healthcare for people with a learning disability in Sunderland.
Written High Court judgement supports vital changes to hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland
More patients across South Tyneside and Sunderland are getting access to high quality stroke care and life saving treatment thanks to major changes made as part of Phase One of the Path to Excellence programme – and these changes are supported in a written judgement which is now available to read
Patient bands are worth their weight in gold for improving care
Special wristbands are being offered to South Tyneside District Hospital patients with memory problems to help staff to give them the complete care they need. The wristbands, which are pink with a blue butterfly, are predominantly for patients living with dementia and those with delirium.
New phlebotomy service for South Tyneside patients with arthritis
Thousands of South Tyneside patients with arthritis who require regular blood tests to ensure they are getting the right treatment for their condition can now access the service locally instead of having to travel to Sunderland.
Vital changes to children’s emergency services and maternity at South Tyneside District Hospital just weeks away
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is gearing up for changes to children’s emergency care and maternity services at South Tyneside District Hospital, which will come into effect next month.
South Tyneside and Sunderland doctors encouraging students’ medical ambitions
An event to encourage students from all backgrounds to pursue careers in Medicine will be held at Sunderland Royal Hospital on Friday, July 26th.
State-of-the art Durham Diagnostics and Treatment Centre celebrates first birthday
The Durham Diagnostics and Treatment Centre (DTC) is celebrating its first year of providing specialist care locally for thousands of patients across Durham and the surrounding areas.
Local consultant chosen as diabetes champion for South Tyneside and Sunderland
A consultant who works across South Tyneside and Sunderland has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in the local area.
South Tyneside and Sunderland nurses and midwives focus on providing person-centred care at annual conference
The importance of providing care which meets the needs of the individual patient was the main focus of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Nursing and Midwifery Conference.